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Summer 2023 registration will open on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. 

We welcome visiting students. Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to discuss the variety of summer undergraduate courses and to obtain permission to register for summer courses with prerequisites.

Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 2203 (01) (CRN 53253) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/28/23 Mon./Wed., 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. plus Thurs., 6/1/23 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (no class on 5/29) ONLINE
Professor: Scott Brenner
This course provides an in-depth study of financial accounting theory and concepts, and the presentation of financial statements in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The course emphasizes balance sheet valuations and their relationship to income measurement and determination. Prerequisite: ACCT 1011
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 2204 (01) (CRN 53051) (3 credits) 
7/10/23 – 8/9/23 Mon./Wed., 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ONLINE
Professor: Scott Brenner
This course continues the in-depth study of financial accounting theory and concepts, and the presentation of financial statements in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) begun in ACCT 2203. In addition to balance sheet valuation and income measurement issues, the course includes special topics such as earnings per share, accounting for income taxes, leases, and cash flows. Prerequisite: AC 2203
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Database Systems
DATA 3260 (01) (CRN 53458) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Yasin Ozcelik
The course covers fundamental database concepts, such as tables, relationships, and queries using a popular database management system, Microsoft Access. Students also gain hands-on knowledge with the industry-standard database language, Structured Query Language (SQL). A semester-wide project helps students bring together learned database concepts. Prerequisite: DATA 2101
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 1110 (01) (CRN 53082) (3 credits) 
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Sarah Wessler
This course meets the world diversity requirement.
Why is there such variety in the way people live, dress, speak, eat, love and fight? This course explores the shared patterns of thought, behavior, and feelings - that is, the cultures - of a number of peoples and presents explanations for the forms they take and the differences between them. The course helps students develop a new perspective on the values and institutions of Western culture. 

Biological Anthropology
ANTH 1200 (01) (CRN 53083) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Kimberly Raymond
The study of natural selection, primate evolution, and living primate societies provides a baseline from which to study the evolution of the human species. The course also traces human cultural and social development from the foraging bands of the first humans to the civilizations that appeared at the dawn of written history. Students also examine physical variation among living populations. This course meets the core science requirement and NOT the social science requirement.

Ethics in Education
AETH 2265 (01) (CRN 53326) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor:
Romina Pacheco
This survey of the ethical issues that arise in the classroom, school, and school district also covers those issues, to a lesser extent, in the educational policies of the state and federal government. The course directly addresses issues of race, class, and gender in the educational system, addressing entitlement to education, access to education, discipline in the educational setting, multicultural issues in general, politics, accountability, assessment, and the ethics of respect as they pertain to teachers, students, and administrators. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy or Religious Studies.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Business Ethics
AETH 2291 (01) (CRN 53048) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: James Ong
This course section fulfills a MSJ2 Signature Element requirement. 
This course investigates ethical problems in business practice. Topics include the foundation of the free-market system, personal morality in profit-oriented enterprises; codes of ethics, obligations to employees and other stakeholders; truth in advertising, whistle-blowing, and company loyalty; self and government regulation; the logic and future of capitalism; and the changing responsibilities of the manager in a rapidly globalizing business environment. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy or Religious Studies.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Ethics of War and Peace
AETH 2293 (01) (CRN 53050) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Norma Schmidt
This course section fulfills a MSJ2 Signature Element requirement.
This course is a survey of issues relating to war and international conflict. Topics include Just War theory, human rights issues, the impact of war on women, the role of the United Nations Security Council, and the history of global attempts to proscribe and prevent aggression. The course also looks at related issues that have emerged in recent years, such as humanitarian intervention and economic sanctions. Prerequisite: One course in Philosophy or Religious Studies.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Exploring Art History: Destruction, Plunder, and Preservation
AHST 1006 (01) (CRN 53480) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions

Professor: Dawn Pilotti
This course introduces students to the discipline of art history through the theme of pre-modern art's destruction, looting, and preservation/reconstruction. Through studying a series of paradigm monuments and their cultural and historical contexts, we will explore topics including the appropriations of objects for political and economic purposes, reasons why various cultures have assigned power to particular artwork, and art's destruction predicating the willful erasures of entire cultures by others. We will consider ethical implications and obligations, and current cultural heritage debates over contested objects and monuments from around the world.

American Art and Media Culture: Boston Patriots to Capitol Insurrectionists
AHST 1164 (01) (CRN 53085) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/2/23 ONLINE Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m.
Professor: Philip Eliasoph
In this panoramic survey of national history, culture, and social realities, we come to appreciate how the visual arts help us define what it means to be an American. Designed as an introductory experience for non-arts majors, students come to understand how to read, interpret, and contextualize artworks by leading creative masters.  Sweeping across time and space, we explore the:  myths vs. truths of European colonization; era of Revolution against British monarchy and the shaping of a national identity;  artistic battle field reports of the Civil War; the opening of the western frontier 'from sea to shining sea'; the emergence of a global superpower; the uses and abuses of propaganda for victory in WWII; struggle for social justice with human rights, BLM, and LGBTQ gender topics; and a look at artistic creativity pulling us through the Covid19 pandemic and more. In a mix of zoom lectures and 'on site' gallery exploration, students will be asked to visit a nearby art museum featuring American art for their on-screen presentations and creative final projects. From Presidential portraits of Washington to the Pop art of Andy Warhol - the unique nature of 'the American Experiment' offers students an understanding of the USA's place in the history of global art.

History of Photography
AHST 1172 (01) (CRN 53481) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Lauren Cesiro
Students will learn the general historical development of photography from the 1830s to the present day. Concentrating primarily on Europe and the United States, this survey examines some of the themes threaded throughout photography's short history: the interrelationships between photography and other arts, the effect of technology on the medium, identity construction by and through photographs, and the tradition of the popular photograph. Social, cultural, and economic issues are considered as well as important photographers and photographic movements. Throughout the course there is a focus on thinking critically when looking at a photograph as well as how to articulate ideas in writing.

 

Bioinspiration: Innovation Inspired by Nature
BIOL 1020 (01) (CRN 53052) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Christine Rodriguez
This course section fulfills a MWAC Signature Element requirement and a MSID Signature Element requirement.
This course introduces topics in biology which have inspired developments in technology to the non-science major. Special emphasis is placed on ethical and social issues related to the knowledge and application of these technologies. Topics include biomimicry, antibiotics, gene editing, synthetic biology, and more. Through the semester, students will work together to design a biomedical engineering solution to an existing problem in nature. Note: This course counts as a natural science interdisciplinary core but does not satisfy requirements for the biology major or minor.

Science, Technology, and Society
BIOL 1070 (01) (CRN 53053) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Debra Sauer
This course analyzes the major science and technology issues that confront today's society. Through an examination of the underlying science, students gain an understanding of the impact these issues hold for the environment, our natural resources, and our society, including benefit versus hazard expectations. Course issues, which change to incorporate timely topics, include acid rain; agriculture; diseases such as AIDS, cancer, and heart disease; energy; genetic engineering; the greenhouse effect; ozone depletion; and water pollution. Note: This course counts as a natural science core but does not satisfy requirements for the biology major or minor.

Identity and the Human Genome
BIOL 1071 (01) (CRN 53054) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/2/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Olivia Harriott
This course section fulfills a MSID Signature Element requirement and a MSJ1 Signature Element requirement.
This course introduces human genetics to the non-science major. Topics of discussion include the structure and function of genes, modes of inheritance, gene editing, sex and gender, race, and human genetic diversity. Special emphasis is placed on ethical, legal and social issues related to the knowledge and application of genetic information. Note: This course counts as a natural science core but does not satisfy requirements for the biology major or minor.

Environmental Science
Two Sections:
BIOL 1076 (01) (CRN 53055) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23
BIOL 1076 (02) (CRN 53470) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23
Both sections ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: James Biardi
This course fulfills a MSID Signature Element requirement.
The science of the environment is presented through examination of the interconnections among physical, chemical, and biological fields of inquiry. This course looks at how the global environment is altered by the human population, technology, and production of fuels and food. In this course, students will acquire a scientific understanding of current issues in environmental science and learn to evaluate claims about current environmental problems. Note: This course counts as a natural science core but does not satisfy requirements for the biology or chemistry major or minor.

Introduction to Marine Science
Two Sections:
BIOL 1078 (01) (CRN 53242) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 Professor: Shannon Gerry
BIOL 1078 (02) (CRN 53471) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 Professor: Gregory Burzynski
Both sections ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
This course fulfills a MSID Signature Element requirement.
This course introduces the non-science major and the marine science minor to the field of oceanography. Topics dealing with the geological, physical, chemical, and biological aspects of science underscore the interdisciplinary nature of world ocean study. Note: This course counts as a natural science core but does not satisfy requirements for the biology major or minor.

Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 1107 lecture (01) (CRN 53235) (4 credits) Corequisite: BIOL 1107L
5/22/23 – 6/23/23
Mon./Wed., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. plus Fri., 6/23/23, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. ONLINE
Tues./Thurs., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ON CAMPUS
BIOL 1107L lab (01) (CRN 53056) (0 credits) 
5/23/23 – 6/22/23, Tues./Thurs., 10:05 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor:
Anthony DeCristofaro
$105 Science Lab Fee
This course is required for nursing majors as a prerequisite for most nursing courses. A strong chemistry background is recommended. Homeostasis is the major theme of the course with form and function covered together each semester. This course introduces the student to anatomical terminology, homeostasis and feedback control, membrane physiology, and tissues followed by the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Laboratory work closely follows the BI 1107 lecture and includes microscopic anatomy (histology), use of virtual cadaver (Anatomage Table), anatomical models, human skeletons, and dissections for study of gross anatomy, and physiology experiments including muscle recruitment measurements, reflex tests and cranial nerve tests. Note: This course is not open to biology majors except where required for allied health sciences (chair approval required)

BIOL 1108 lecture (01) (CRN 53057) (4 credits) Corequisite: BIOL 1108L
7/10/23 – 8/10/23
Mon./Wed., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ONLINE
Tues./Thurs., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ON CAMPUS
BIOL 1108L lab (01) (CRN 53058) (0 credits)
7/11/23 – 8/10/23 Tues./Thurs., 10:05 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Anthony DeCristofaro
$105 Science Lab Fee
This course is required for nursing majors as a prerequisite for most nursing courses. A strong chemistry background is recommended. Homeostasis is the major theme of the course with form and function covered together each semester. This course continues with the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems.  Laboratory work closely follows the BIOL 1108 lecture and includes microscopic anatomy (histology), use of virtual cadaver (Anatomage Table), anatomical models, and dissections for study of gross anatomy, and physiology experiments including blood pressure measurements, blood typing, lung function, and urinalysis. Note: This course is not open to biology majors except where required for allied health sciences (chair approval required). Prerequisite: BI 1107
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

General Biology I
BIOL 1171 lecture (01) (CRN 53236) (4 credits)
 Corequisites: BIOL 1171L; BIOL 1171P
5/22/23 – 6/23/23  HYBRID
Mon./Wed. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Tues., Thurs., plus Fri., 6/23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ONLINE
Professor: Geoffrey Church
BIOL 1171L lab (01) (CRN 53059) (0 credits): 5/22/23 – 6/21/23, Mon./Wed., 1:30 p.m. to 4:30  p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Geoffrey Church
$105 Science Lab Fee
This LAB fulfills a MWID Signature Element requirement.

This introductory course for biology majors covers the molecular and cellular basis of life, including cell structure and function, cell communication, inheritance, gene expression and regulation, and developmental genetics. Students receive hands-on experience with a broad range of topics and techniques in the accompanying laboratory.

 

 

Messaging and Persuasion: Effective Business Communication
BUSN 1101 (01) (CRN 53265) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: LoriBeth Greenan
This course is designed to immerse students in the use of various platforms through which to communicate. At times they will make a face-to-face presentation, at other times they will need to craft a convincing and accurate e-mail, and at still other times they will be distilling their analysis of an extensive data set into a clear and comprehensive research report or business document. We will be called upon to deliver difficult messages to peers and superiors, to the media, or to customers. All of these activities require communication skills and also the ability to choose and manage appropriate media platforms. The goal of this course is to provide students with the written, verbal, and non-verbal skills necessary to be effective communicators.

Chemistry of Nutrition
CHEM 1033 (01) (CRN 53472) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Ranya Hamada
This course introduces basic chemical concepts, such as the atom, molecules, chemical reactivity and energy, as well as integrating fundamental biological concepts including cell structure and basic anatomy. Further explored, on a chemical level, are the structure and function of basic nutritional components: proteins, carbohydrate, lipids, vitamins, and minerals. With a scientific foundation established, topics pertaining to nutrition and human evolution, the life cycle, and exercise will be discussed. Current social and health issues such as obesity, food technology, and fad dieting will be incorporated throughout the course. Note: This course counts as a science core course but does not satisfy requirements for the chemistry major or minor. Students may take either CHEM 1033 or CHEM 1072 as a core science requirement, but not both.

Molecules of Life
CHEM 1087 (01) (CRN 53473) (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Jon Harper
This course explores the modern science of biologically relevant compounds and substances, which exist at the intersection of chemistry, biology, and medicine. We examine the major molecular components of the cell - proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and more - and illustrate the application of chemical principles to understanding their structure and function. Since our lives are increasingly influenced by the availability of new pharmaceutical agents ranging from drugs that lower cholesterol to those that influence behavior, we develop insights needed to understand drug action and consider the design of new ways to intercede in the disease process. Note: This course counts as a science core course but does not satisfy requirements for the chemistry major or minor.

General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
CHEM 1171 Lecture (01) (CRN 53180) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/23/23 Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. HYBRID
ON CAMPUS: Tues., Wed., and Thurs.
ONLINE: Mon. and Fri.
Professor: Jon Harper
This course, the first in a two-semester sequence, covers atomic and molecular weights, the mole concept, Avogadro's number, stoichiometry, energy relationships in chemical systems, the properties of gases, the electronic structures of atoms, periodic relationships among the elements, chemical bonding, geometrics of molecules, molecular orbitals, liquids, solids, intermolecular forces, solutions, rates of chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, free energy, entropy, acids and bases, aqueous equilibria, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, chemistry of some metals and nonmetals, and chemistry of coordination compounds. Corequisite: CHEM 1171L
CHEM 1171L Lab (01) (CRN 53181) (1 Credit)
5/23/23 - 6/22/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs., from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Jon Harper
Science Lab Free: $105
This lab offers the opportunity to explore and experience the rigors of an experimental physical science. Students make and record observations on simple chemical systems while learning fundamental laboratory manipulative and measurement skills. Experiments demonstrate and supplement concepts introduced in lecture. The first semester emphasizes weighing, filtering, titrating, using volumetric glassware, observing data, and recording and synthetic techniques. The second semester integrates these techniques in experimental procedures and explores physical properties and quantitative analysis of selected chemical systems. Corequisite: CHEM 1171

General Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
CHEM 1172 Lecture (01) (CRN 53182) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/11/23 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. HYBRID
ON CAMPUS: Tues., Wed., and Thurs.
ONLINE: Mon. and Fri.
Professor: Thomas Castonguay
This course, the second in a two-semester sequence, covers atomic and molecular weights, the mole concept, Avogadro's number, stoichiometry, energy relationships in chemical systems, the properties of gases, the electronic structures of atoms, periodic relationships among the elements, chemical bonding, geometrics of molecules, molecular orbitals, liquids, solids, intermolecular forces, solutions, rates of chemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, free energy, entropy, acids and bases, aqueous equilibria, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, chemistry of some metals and nonmetals, and chemistry of coordination compounds.
Corequisite: CHEM 1172L; Prerequisite: CHEM 1171
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.
CHEM 1172L Lab (01) (CRN 53183) (1 credit) 
7/11/23 - 8/10/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs. 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lab is ON CAMPUS 
Professor: Thomas Castonguay
Science Lab Fee: $105
This lab offers the opportunity to explore and experience the rigors of an experimental physical science. Students make and record observations on simple chemical systems while learning fundamental laboratory manipulative and measurement skills. Experiments demonstrate and supplement concepts introduced in lecture. The first semester emphasizes weighing, filtering, titrating, using volumetric glassware, observing data, and recording and synthetic techniques. The second semester integrates these techniques in experimental procedures and explores physical properties and quantitative analysis of selected chemical systems.
Corequisite: CHEM 1172
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this lab from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

General Chemistry for Health Science Lecture and Lab
CHEM 1184 Lecture (01) (CRN 53493) (3 credits)

5/23/23 - 7/20/23
Tues./Thurs., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.  (no class on 7/4) ON CAMPUS
Professor
: Marta Anne Taddeo
This course introduces the general principles of chemistry (matter and measurement, atomic and molecular structure, energetics, acids and bases, oxidation, and reduction) in a manner that prepares students to relate to properties of organic materials and biologically relevant substances such as carbohydrates, lipids, peptides, proteins, and nucleic acids. The course focuses on general principles and introduces organic and biologically relevant substances. This course is directed to School of Nursing students and students in the Health Studies minor. Corequisite: CHEM 1184L.  
General Chemistry for Health Sciences Lab
CHEM 1184L Lab (01) (CRN 53494) (1 credit)

5/23/23 - 7/20/23 
Tues./Thurs., 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (no class on 7/4) ON CAMPUS
Professor: Marta Anne Taddeo
$105 Science Lab Fee
This lab illustrates lecture concepts of CHEM 1184 and allows students to observe relevant physical systems. Corequisite: CHEM 1184.

Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab
CHEM 2271 Lecture (01) (CRN 53184) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/23/23 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. HYBRID
ON CAMPUS: Tues., Wed., and Thurs.
ONLINE: Mon. and Fri.
Professor: Donald Wolanin
This course, an introduction to the chemistry of carbon compounds, discusses common functional groups from the perspective of molecular structure. Areas of emphasis include structure and characterization, preparation or organic synthesis, and the relations of physical and chemical properties to molecular structure. Stereochemical concepts introduced early in the course are used throughout.
Corequisite: CHEM 2271L; Prerequisite: CHEM 1172
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.
CHEM 2271L Lab (01) (CRN 53185) (1 credit)
5/23/23 – 6/22/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS 
Professor: Mehrnaz Kamal
Science Lab Fee: $105
This lab emphasizes the manipulative techniques of separation, purification, analysis, and simple syntheses.
Corequisite: CHEM 2271
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this lab from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab
CHEM 2271 Lecture (01) (CRN 53186) (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/11/23 Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. HYBRID
ON CAMPUS: Tues., Wed., and Thurs.
ONLINE: Mon. and Fri.
Professor: Donald Wolanin
This course presents the chemistry of aromatic, carbonyl, acyl, and nitrogen compounds. The course relates the chemical properties of naturally occurring substances such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids to those of simpler monofunctional compounds. Spectroscopic methods of structure determination are introduced early in the course and used throughout.
Corequisite: CHEM 2272L. Prerequisite: CHEM 2271
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.
CHEM 2272L Lab (01) (CRN 53187) (1 credit)
7/11/23 – 8/10/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS 
Professor: Mehrnaz Kamal
Science Lab Fee: $105
This lab emphasizes investigative experiments, more complex synthesis, and qualitative organic analysis.
Corequisite: CHEM 2272
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this lab from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Human Communication Theories
COMM 1100 (01) (CRN 53108) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Qin Zhang
This course section fulfills a MWAC Signature Element requirement.
This course introduces major theoretical perspectives that inform communication scholarship. This foundational course for the major emphasizes understanding human communication as a symbolic process that creates, maintains, and alters personal, social, and cultural identities. Students critique research literature in the communication field. This course counts in the social and behavioral sciences core curriculum for non-majors.

Mass, Media and Society
COMM 1130 (01) (CRN 53474) (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Adam Rugg
This course section fulfills a MWAC Signature Element requirement.
This media literacy course offers theoretical and practical tools to critically analyze media texts, as well as understand different ways in which audiences interact with them. Students will inquire into how the pervasive mediation of human experience through mass communication channels affects almost every aspect of socialization processes and people's symbolic environment. The interplay between structural constraints conveyed in media's messages and humans' capacity to exercise interpretive agency is addressed through lectures, audiovisual examples, hands-on activities, and a variety of assignments aimed at discerning the elements that intervene in the construction and reception of media texts, beyond their apparent components. This course counts in the social and behavioral sciences core curriculum for non-majors.

Interpersonal Communication Theories
COMM 2200 (01) (CRN 53109) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Michael Pagano
An examination of one-to-one relationships from a variety of theoretical perspectives, this course focuses on the centrality of communication in building familial bonds, friendships, and work teams. Students examine factors influencing interpersonal communication such as language, perception, nonverbal behavior, power, status, and gender roles.
Prerequisite: COMM 1100
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this lab from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Intercultural Communication
COMM 2240 (01) (CRN 53110) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE
Professor: Qin Zhang
This course section fulfills a MSJ2 Signature Element requirement and meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.

This course deals with challenges to communication between people of different cultural backgrounds, emphasizing the ways communication practices reveal cultural values and the role of communication in creating and sustaining cultural identities. Students discuss how differences in value orientation, perception, thought patterns, and nonverbal behavior cause misunderstanding, tension, and conflict in business, education, and healthcare settings. Registration preference given to Communication and International Studies majors. Prerequisite: COMM 1100 or COMM 1102 or INST 1050.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this lab from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.


Communication Internship: Summer 2023 semester
COMM 4980 (01) (CRN 53141) – 1 credit
COMM 4980 (03) (CRN 53437) – 3 credits
5/22/23 – 8/18/23

Contact Dr. Qin Zhang for details at qzhang@fairfield.edu.
Communication internships provide students with first-hand knowledge about the field of work, allow them to experience new professional activities and relationships, help them apply conceptual knowledge and skills in communication in the work environment, and allow them to experience the problems and successes of efficiently and effectively communicating within a complex organization. One three-credit internship course can be used toward the major. Students may take an internship twice for credit. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Enrollment by permission only. Prerequisites: Junior standing; One to three credits per semester; six-credit limit.

Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 1011 (01) (CRN 53060) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: William Vasquez-Mazariegos
This course analyzes the behavior of individual consumers and producers as they deal with the economic problem of allocating scarce resources. The course examines how markets function to establish prices and quantities through supply and demand, how resource costs influence firm supply, and how variations in competition levels affect economic efficiency. Topics may include antitrust policy, the distribution of income, the role of government, and environmental problems.

Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 1012 (01) (CRN 53061) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor:
William Vasquez-Mazariegos
This course develops models of the aggregate economy to determine the level of output, income, prices, and unemployment in an economy. In recognition of the growing importance of global economic activity, these models incorporate the international sector. The course examines and evaluates the role of public economic policy, including fiscal and monetary policy. Topics may include growth theory and price stability.

Economics of Race, Class, and Gender in the American Workplace
ECON 2114 (01) (CRN 53263) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Kathryn Nantz
This course section fulfills a MSJR Signature Element requirement and a MWAC Signature Element requirement. It also meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.
This course examines the impact of race, class, and gender differences on decisions made in households and in the workplace. It begins with an in-depth analysis of labor supply decisions and responsibilities of households, moving to an examination of labor demand decisions and wage-rate determination. The course reviews applications of theoretical predictions as they relate to important public policy issues such as child and elder care, social security, pay equity, the glass ceiling, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and poverty.

Health Economics
ECON 2140 (01) (CRN 53490) (3 credits)
5/22/23 - 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Anna-Maria Aksan
This course begins by applying microeconomic theory to the health sector of the U.S. economy. The U.S. experience will be generalized to global health issues and alternative health care systems. Topics include the demand for health care and health insurance, managed care and the role of government, physician compensation, and specialty choice, the role of nurses and other healthcare professionals, the hospital sector, and medical cost inflation.

 

Micro and Nano Manufacturing
MEEG 4324 (01) (CRN 53267) (3 credits)
5/22/23 - 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Sriharaha Srinivas Sundarram
This course will introduce students to the latest advancements in micro and nano manufacturing. The course will enable students to become familiar with advanced manufacturing techniques in light of the global emphasis on micro and nano manufacturing. Topics to be covered include lithography, mechanical micromachining, laser fabrication, polymers and nanocomposites, and nano imprinting. The important topics of metrology and process control at the micro and nano scale will also be discussed. Students will conduct a class project integrating the different processes for an application in electromechanical or biomedical field. A lab component is also present where students get a hands-on experience with material processing and characterization tools. Prerequisites: CHEM 1171, MEEG 2207, PHYS 1171, Senior standing. Graduate equivalent: MEEG 5324.

Gas Turbine Aerodynamics
MEEG 4362 (01) (CRN 53268) (3 credits)
5/22/23 - 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Shahrokh Etemad
The theoretical basis and the fundamentals of modern turbomachinery for aerospace (helicopter, aircraft) and power generation (marine, industrial) applications are studied. Brayton engine cycle analysis and performance improvement are reviewed. Applications of the principles of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics to the design of turbines and compressors are examined, as well as component analysis and velocity diagram for axial compressors, centrifugal compressors and axial turbines. Discussion of combustion and environmental emissions. This course carries a design/research project. Prerequisite: MEEG 3347. Graduate equivalent: MEEG 5362.



Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 1001 (01) (CRN 53188) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE
Professor: Christopher DiBiase
This course introduces students to the academic discipline of rhetoric and composition. Students read nonfiction texts, including rhetoric and composition and cross-disciplinary scholarship, in order to analyze their conventions and craft texts in various genres and modalities for a range of audiences. Students develop effective writing processes, sound research strategies, strong academic arguments, rhetorical awareness, and sensitivity to disciplinarity. The course prepares students to transfer this knowledge to their compositions across the curriculum and across contexts. 

Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 1001 (02) (CRN 53189) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE
Professor: Nadia Zamin
This course introduces students to the academic discipline of rhetoric and composition. Students read nonfiction texts, including rhetoric and composition and cross-disciplinary scholarship, in order to analyze their conventions and craft texts in various genres and modalities for a range of audiences. Students develop effective writing processes, sound research strategies, strong academic arguments, rhetorical awareness, and sensitivity to disciplinarity. The course prepares students to transfer this knowledge to their compositions across the curriculum and across contexts. 

Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies
ENGL 1010 (01) (CRN 53117) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Christopher Madden
This course meets the World Diversity requirement.
This course allows students to develop ways of reading, analyzing, and interacting with texts in English from around the globe. You will focus on such questions as: How are literary texts produced? How do local, national, and global cultures and events affect the way authors fashion their texts? Do literary works produced in different cultures at the same time "speak to each other" across time and space? The course will be run as a combination of lecture and small group discussion and will make use of web-based background materials to provide context and depth to the readings. 

Introduction to Contemporary World Literature
ENGL 1020 (01) (CRN 53095) (3 credits)

5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Sally O’Driscoll
This course section fulfills the MSJ1 Signature Element requirement and meets the World Diversity requirement.
Students will review recent fiction from around the world, including Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and the Middle East. Students learn strategies for comparing stories and narrative styles from different cultures, subject positions, and sociopolitical frameworks. Students develop a stronger awareness of different types of subjectivity in a global context.

Caribbean Literature: History, Culture and Identity
ENGL 1140 (01) (CRN 53487) (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Sabnam Ghosh
This course meets the World Diversity requirement.
This course serves as an introduction to the field of Caribbean literatures in English and English translation, with a focus on the French-speaking Caribbean. We survey a wide range of theoretical and fictional texts (poetry, short stories, novels, theatre), and introduce students to the debate surrounding the formation of Antillean cultural identity/identities. This course examines Caribbean literatures with respect to their language of origin, colonization, slavery, racial experience, landscape, migration, and diaspora, specifically in Haiti, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Trinidad, Cuba, and the Netherlands Antilles/Suriname.

Graphic Novels as Thrillers and Chillers
ENGL 1350 (01) (CRN 53096) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Curtis Ferree
This course meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.
This course will introduce students to the idea of graphic novels as literature that deals with serious subjects, ranging from social, political, cultural, to race-based and sexually sensitive issues, in ways that are hyperbolically dramatic and/or humorous. It has a strong digital component and students will be asked to work with and use a range of multi-modal tools such as blogs, Wiki, Twitter, Animoto, and visual story-telling. Students will be trained to grasp the fact the graphic novels often reflect historical events, prominent ideological and socio-cultural attitudes of the time, and span the spectrum from propelling propaganda to mounting a critique.

Literature of Illness and Healing: Wounded Storytellers and Dedicated Healers
ENGL 1630 (01) (CRN 53174) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Jacqueline Rinaldi
This course meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.
What is it like to suffer a stroke, contend with cancer, deal with depression or live with a debilitating disease? While bio-medicine may clinically treat such conditions, it is to literature that we turn to gain a humanistic understanding of the emotional and spiritual impact of illness on wounded storytellers and on the dedicated doctors and nurses who care for them. Readings in various literary genres (memoir, essay, poetry, fiction, drama) and films with medical themes will also explore issues of diversity, noting how gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation affect the illness experience.

Business Writing
ENGL 1832 (01) (CRN 53475) (3 credits)

5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Tiffany Wilgar
This course investigates the demands of business writing, including designing documents that visually display information and invite readers to read either quickly or thoroughly. The course stresses theoretical issues as well as practical skills. Students practice writing skills on a variety of projects including memos, proposals, reports, collaborative writing, and writing as part of the job-hunting process. Learning goals include understanding the purposes of writing in business and industry, writing with a clear sense of audience, becoming familiar with document design and electronic communication, ethical and cross-cultural issues, and reviewing scholarly writing and research in this academic field.

Filmmaker Studies: William Wyler 
FTMA 2201 (01) (CRN 53306)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23
This course will be taught primarily in asynchronous online sessions. However, there will be a required 90-minute zoom session on  Monday evenings with the time to be scheduled by class agreement.
Professor:
Jay Rozgonyi
One of the most versatile and respected directors in Hollywood history, William Wyler holds the record for receiving more Oscar nominations for Best Director than any other filmmaker. In this course, Prof. Jay Rozgonyi will be joined by Wyler’s daughter, Catherine, to examine the legacy of this legendary director and chart the course of his career both as a social commentator and as an innovative visual stylist. We’ll also explore his extraordinary series of World War II films - classics like Mrs. Miniver and The Best Years of Our Lives as well as the documentaries he filmed in the midst of air battles. From crime to drama to social justice, Wyler was a master of every story type, and this course will make clear just how brilliant an artist he was.

Introduction to Finance
FNCE 2101 (01) (CRN 53065) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE
Professor: Walter Hlawitschka
Financial Technology Fee: $125
This course provides the building blocks for understanding the role of finance in the domestic and international environments. Specifically, in a qualitative and quantitative manner, this course addresses the three interrelated fields of finance, namely: financial markets, investments, and business finance.
Prerequisites: ACCT 1011ECON 1011ECON 1012MATH 1016 or higher, sophomore standing.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Origins of the Modern World Since 1500
HIST 1100 (01) (CRN 53488) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Jonathon Awtrey
The course, which examines the history of Europe and its relationship to the world from the end of the Middle Ages through the 19th century, emphasizes the cultural, social, economic, and political forces and structures that led to the development of commercial and industrial capitalism, and the effects of this development on Europe, the New World, Asia, and Africa. Topics include the Renaissance and Reformation; the Transatlantic Slave Trade; European expansion and colonialism; the development of strong nation states; the Enlightenment; the Industrial Revolution and conflicting ideological and political responses; changing social, family, and gender relationships; and the increasing interaction of Europeans and non-Europeans. Critical analysis of primary and secondary sources develops skills in historical methodology that are of great value in many other academic pursuits. Written assignments and class discussions enhance these skills.

Colonial Latin America 1492-1800
HIST 1188 (01) (CRN 53225) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/10/23 ONLINE synchronous and asynchronous sessions
Synchronous sessions meet 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the following dates: Mon., July 10; Wed., July 12; Wed., July 19, Wed., July 26; Wed., Aug. 2; Thursday, Aug. 10
Professor: Jennifer Adair
This course section fulfills a MSJ2 Signature Element requirement and a MWAC Signature Element requirement. It also meets the World Diversity requirement.
The course examines Indian cultures, Portuguese and Spanish institutions, and values on the eve of the conquests, including the clash of cultures and interests, and three ensuing centuries of New World dialectics: conquistadores, viceroys, colonists, priests, friars, Indian caciques and peasants, black slaves, and free mulattoes mutually interacting and forming, by 1800, a new civilization composed of varying hybrid cultures from the Rio Grande to Tierra del Fuego. The course also considers the Iberian colonies on the eve of the 19th-century revolutions for independence. 
Prerequisite: One 1000-level history course.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Gandhi and Non-Violent Revolution in the 20th Century
Two Sections – Both are ONLINE in asynchronous sessions.
HIST 2266 (01) (CRN 53227) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23
HIST 2266 (02) (CRN 53476) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23
Professor: 
Sunil Purushotham
This course section fulfills a MSJ1 Signature Element requirement and a MWAC Signature Element requirement.
This course explores the history of the modern world through one of modernity's greatest critics, Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was the preeminent leader of India's anti-colonial freedom struggle from the British Empire, as well as one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century. Through an exploration of Gandhi and his world, students will examine nationalism, democracy, capitalism, and imperialism and colonialism. We will use Gandhi as a point of departure for debates about the meaning of freedom, justice, and modernity itself. The course situates Gandhi's life in an age of transformation that was foundational to the modern world. Prerequisite: One 1000-level history course.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Introduction to International Business
Two Sections – both ONLINE in asynchronous sessions (3 credits)
INTL 2101 (01) (CRN 53468)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 Professor: Helena Keefe
INTL 2101 (02) (CRN 53469)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 Professor: Gru Han
Both course sections fulfill a MSJ2 Signature Element requirement.
The main goal of this course is to introduce students to the core concepts, topics, and issues facing businesses operating in the global market today. Students will learn about the changing business environment, international institutions, issues related to international trade and trade agreements, international financial system and exchange rates, global production and supply chain management, and global marketing. Through the study of these topics in international business, students will learn about how the global economy functions and the challenges and opportunities multinational corporations face in working with international organizations, local governments, businesses and consumers, and global competitors.

Introduction to Management
Two Sections:
MGMT 2101 (01) (CRN 53460) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23
MGMT 2101 (02) (CRN 53461) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23
Both sections ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor:
Yifeng Fan
This course integrates, through theory and its application, the various topics, concepts, and modalities that make up the Management discipline. Its purpose is twofold: 1) to provide all business students with a strong grounding in how individuals and organizations function to support the strategic goals of business, and 2) to provide a foundation for further study by management majors and minors. The course introduces students to team/group work; the relationship of business to local, national, and global communities; the ethical implications of business decisions and models; organizational behavior; human resource management; leadership and organizational culture. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Business Strategies in the Global Environment
Two Sections – Both are ONLINE in asynchronous sessions (3 credits):
MGMT 4300 (01) (CRN 53462) 5/22/23 – 6/30/23 Professor: Jeffrey Moretz
MGMT 4300 (02) (CRN 53463) 7/10/23 - 8/18/23 Professor:
Stanislav Vavilov
This capstone course, required for senior level students in the Dolan School of Business, integrates the business core through the concept of strategic management. It offers an opportunity for students to put together all they have learned in their discipline and to see the "big picture" of how business organizations function. The primary goal is to prepare students to think like top managers and to understand that strategic decision-making encompasses all parts of the organization, internal and external, bringing together all disciplines of management. The course includes lectures, readings, cases, and a capstone group project. Open to matriculated business majors only. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
MGMT 4360 (01) (CRN 53464) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor:
Regina Kim
This course builds skills in negotiating and managing disputes and explores various theories concerning negotiation styles, strategy and tactics, alternative dispute resolution, and the major legal and ethical issues in the field. The course strengthens negotiation skills, introduces the many formal and informal processes available for dispute resolution, and develops managers' ability to resolve and prevent disputes. The heart of the course is a series of experiential exercises that create opportunities to practice and develop the principles learned in the course. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Principles of Marketing
MKTG 1101 (01) (CRN 53071) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Camelia Micu
This course introduces the fundamental concepts and theories that drive day-to-day marketing decisions. A thorough understanding of the marketplace (consumer or business-to-business) is at the heart of such decision making. In this course, students will learn to identify and satisfy customer’s wants and needs. The core tools that enable managers to move from decision-making to action are addressed, namely: product development, pricing, channel management and structure, and promotions (including advertising and sales). Additional topics include global marketing, societal and marketing ethics, and digital marketing. Students are required to work in a team to construct a marketplace analysis for a chosen product/service. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

Consumer Behavior
MKTG 2212 (01) (CRN 53072) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Gerald Cavallo
This course provides students with an understanding of the behavior of consumers in the marketplace, using an interdisciplinary approach that employs concepts from such fields as economics, psychology, social psychology, sociology, and psychoanalysis. Topics include motivation, perception, attitudes, consumer search, and post-transactional behavior.
Prerequisites: MKTG 1101, junior standing.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Digital Marketing
MKTG 2241 (01) (CRN 53073) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Camelia Micu
In this course, students will undertake an applied perspective towards marketing on current digital platforms (company's website, social media platforms, etc.) and will learn how to adapt the traditional marketing strategies onto the digital space. Topics to be covered include website design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), online advertising, social media marketing, email marketing, mobile marketing, and web analytics. The course is designed to get students to think like a digital marketing professional, and to give them experience with industry-relevant hands-on assignments and exercises.
Prerequisites: MK 1101; junior standing.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Applied Calculus I
MATH 1121 (01) (CRN 53097) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Anna DiCenso
Topics in this course include: foundations of the calculus; differentiation of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions; extrema and curve sketching; applications of derivatives; antiderivatives; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; and integration of algebraic functions. A graphing calculator and Wolfram Alpha are among the technologies that may be used.
Students who received credit for MATH 1141 or MATH 1171 may not take this course for credit.
Prerequisite: Precalculus
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

History and Development of Rock
MUSC 1102 (01) (CRN 53210) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 7/21/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Brian Torff
This course section fulfills a MSJR Signature Element requirement and meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.
This course surveys the musical and social trends that resulted in the emergence of rock and roll as an important musical and cultural force in America. The course traces the roots of rock, blues, and country styles, showing how they merged with popular music. Students examine periods from the 1950s to the present, along with Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, the Beatles, the British invasion, folk music, Bob Dylan, jazz and art rock, Jimi Hendrix, the west coast movement, and the music industry. Students learn to understand, discuss, and differentiate between stylistic periods and their historical relevance to American culture. 

History of Music: 1700-1964
MUSC 1104 (01) (CRN 53086) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Alan Murchie
This course explores the ways in which composers manipulated musical language to meet the growing demands of the middle class. After learning the basic elements of music, students explore the world of the Enlightenment and Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. In the romantic period, the course explores the interaction of all the arts and the influence of politics and economics on compositional style. With the dawn of the 20th century, the course explores what "modern" means, learns about attempts to expand and replace musical language, and studies the impact of American culture on music.

Critical Issues in American Popular Music: Blues to Hip Hop
Two sections: 
MUSC 1132 (01) (CRN 53191) 5/22/23 – 6/2/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
MUSC 1132 (02) (CRN 53335) 7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Brian Torff
This course section fulfills a MSJR Signature Element requirement. This course meets the U.S. Diversity requirement.
This course provides an in-depth look at the important musical, social, and racial issues in American popular music, from the media exploitation of the blues in the 1920s through current issues in hip hop. Subject areas will include blues and its origins, jazz and modernism, the obstacles of race in music, the death of rhythm and blues, rock's evolution in the 1950s, rap and hip hop culture, and issues in both postmodernism and perverse as seen by many music and art critics. 

Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1101 (01) (CRN 52131) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Jason Smith
This course section fulfills a MWAC Signature Element requirement.
This course is a topical introduction to philosophy. The aim of the course is to introduce students to the vocation of wonder and questioning by engaging students in discussions about some of the basic questions of philosophy. Students will read texts from historical and contemporary writers, and will be asked to develop their own skills of thinking, reading, and writing critically.

Introduction to Philosophy: Reason and Reality
PHIL 1101 (02) (CRN 53345) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/2/23 Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ONLINE
Professor: Ryan Drake
Among the various roles philosophy has played in human life is that of attempting to bring human awareness beyond the realm of ‘mere appearances’ and into that of ‘truth’ or ‘reality." Indeed, we find that on an everyday basis, there is a general desire on virtually every human’s part to progress from simple belief or opinion to knowledge. In this course, we will be focused upon quite early – as well as relatively recent – expressions of philosophical engagement that are aimed at the use of reason (rationality) in uncovering the truth, whether this concerns truths about the world or truths about oneself. In this task we will see how reason – or the need for reason – comes to light in the texts of diverse thinkers such as Gorgias, Plato, Epictetus, Descartes, Hume, King, and Dostoevsky.

Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 2200 (01) (CRN 53232) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/10/23 Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ONLINE
Professor: Daniel Davenport
In this course we will investigate how the earliest practitioners of Western philosophy conceived of their own activity. The word philosophy' stems from two ancient Greek words and means, literally, 'love of wisdom.' A lover of wisdom is one who pursues wisdom rather than possesses it; consequently, we can think of ancient philosophers as founding a history of inquiry into questions whose relevance for human beings ensures their persistence, questions like: What is the nature of the universe? What can be known? and What in any given situation is the right thing to do? Prerequisite: PHIL 1101
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Nature of the Universe
PHYS 1078 (01) (CRN 53112) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Joachim Kuhn
This course, intended for non-science majors, reviews the scientific field of cosmology, or the nature of the physical universe, from a historical perspective. Beginning with the ancients, the course traces the development of cosmological principles through the Greek and Egyptian era of Aristotle, C. Ptolemy, and others; the 16th and 17th centuries of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton; and the cosmology of the 20th century based upon Einstein's theories of relativity coupled with several fundamental observations. This leads to an examination of the current model of the universe, which is based upon the Big Bang theory.

General Physics I
PHYS 1171 (01) (CRN 53239) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/23/23 Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6/23/23 Fri., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Jonathan Stott
This is a calculus-based introductory physics course for physics, mathematics, chemistry, and engineering majors. In it, students will cover the foundations of classical mechanics, including linear and vector motion, Newtonian mechanics, energy, momentum, rotational motion, static equilibrium, and waves. Note: Biology majors should take PHYS 1145. Corequisite: PHYS 1171L; Prerequisite: MATH 1141 or MATH 1171 (concurrency allowed).
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

General Physics I Lab
PHYS 1171L (01) (CRN 53113) (1 credit)
5/23/23 - 6/22/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: 
TBA
Science Lab Fee: $105
This lab course engages students in experimental measurements spanning the areas of mechanics and thermal stresses on matter, with the objective of training students in experimental measurements, data manipulation and analysis, error analysis, deductive thinking, and instrumentation, providing depth to students' understanding of the phenomena taught in PHYS 1171. Specific experimental measurements include accelerated motion, periodic motion, gravitational force, ballistics, conservation of energy and momentum, and rotational dynamics. Students complete a weekly lab report. Corequisite: PHYS 1171
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

General Physics II
PHYS 1172 (01) (CRN 53114 (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/10/23, Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Jonathan Stott
This course is a continuation of PHYS 1171 and covers electricity and magnetism, light, and optics. Topics covered include electric fields and their sources, magnetic fields and their sources, simple electric circuits, wave motion, reflection and refraction of light, and geometrical optics. Note: Biology majors should take PHYS 1146. 
CorequisitePHYS 1172L; Prerequisites: MATH 1142 or MATH 1172 (concurrency allowed); PHYS 1171.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

General Physics II Lab
PHYS 1172L (01) (CRN 53115) (1 credit)
7/11/23 - 8/10/23 Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: 
TBA
Science Lab Fee: $105
This laboratory provides students with a greater understanding of electromagnetic phenomena, wave phenomena, and optics, and supports PHYS 1172. Measurements of microscopic quantities, like the charge and mass of the electron, give students an opportunity to explore the structure of matter. Other experiments involve the physics of electrical currents, electric properties of bulk matter, magnetic fields and their effect on beams, wave phenomena, and the nature of light and its interaction with optical materials. This course trains students in experimental measurements, data analysis, error analysis, deductive thinking, and instrumentation. Students complete a weekly lab report. CorequisitePHYS 1172.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Introduction to American Politics
POLI 1101 (01) (CRN 53080) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/2/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Gayle Alberda
This course section fulfills a MSJR Signature Element requirement.
Students examine the American political system: the design and operation of Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court; American political culture; elections; the ability of the political system to deal with societal problems, and proposals for reform of the political system.

Introduction to Comparative and World Politics
POLI 1102 (01) (CRN 53479) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/23/23 ONLINE Mon.-Thurs. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. plus Fri., 6/23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Professor: Zhu Zhang
This course meets the World Diversity requirement.
This course introduces students to the exciting facts, concepts, and theories necessary to understand the structures and processes of diverse political systems that exist around the world. Comparing similarities and differences among the different political systems in prominent countries provides insights into current events and enabled students to address important questions about politics in specific countries and regions.

United States Foreign Policy
POLI 2476 (01) (CRN 53081) (3 credits)

5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Lucrecia Garcia Iommi
How is foreign policy made in the United States? This course examines the impact of domestic and international actors and processes in the formation and conduct of United States foreign policy. It also provides a historical background on the basis of which it analyzes contemporary United States economic foreign policy, security foreign policy, environmental and energy foreign policy, and the promotion of democracy and human rights in different regions of the world, including Asia, Latin America, Western Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Developmental Psychology for Non-Majors
PSYC 1110 (01) (CRN 53489) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Jeanne Peloso
The course encompasses a developmental psychology approach to the growth of the individual from birth to old age, tracing motor, perceptual, language, cognitive, and emotional growth and emphasizing normal development. Psychology majors and students who have taken PSYC 2110 or PSYC 2150 may not take this course.

Psychopathology and Clinical Science
PSYC 2310 (01) (CRN 53430) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Margaret McClure
This advanced course in abnormal behavior offers an in-depth analysis of current research and theories of psychopathology. It examines the biological and psychological antecedents of abnormal behavior. The course emphasizes oral and written analysis. Students who have taken PSYC 1310 may not take this course. Prerequisite: PSYC 1010.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Common Questions, Traditional Responses
RLST 1002 (3 credits)

Three sections -  all ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
RLST 1002 (01) (CRN 53088) 5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE Professor: John Slotemaker
This section fulfills MSJ1 and MWAC Signature Element requirements.

RLST 1002 (02) (CRN 53089) 5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE Professor: John Slotemaker
This section fulfills MSJ1 and MWAC Signature Element requirements.

RLST 1002 (03) (CRN 53090) 7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE Professor: Daniel Cosacchi

This course examines the major questions addressed by most world religions, with special emphasis on how they are answered in a specific major tradition. Topics include the nature of the sacred and its relationship to human persons, the problem of evil and innocent suffering, religion's call for social responsibility, and the nature and function of ritual.

Early Christianity
RLST 2428 (01) (CRN 53093) (3 credits) 
5/22/23 – 6/30/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Thomas Schmidt
This course presents a historical overview of early Christianity between the end of the first century and the close of the sixth. The focus of the course is on the institutional and theological development of the early Church after the final books of the New Testament were written. Topics examined include: Jesus and Judaism, Christianity and the Roman Empire, heresies of the Early Church, and the development of Christian theology (in particular the doctrines of Christ and the Trinity).
Prerequisite: One 1000-level religious studies course.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Contemporary Moral Problems
RLST 2552 (01) (CRN 53094) (3 credits)
7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Christian Cintron
This theological examination of contemporary moral problems considers selected ethical issues in contemporary society and leading approaches to moral decision-making. The course investigates moral problems such as euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, the death penalty, violence and just war theory, bioethics, sexual and reproductive ethics, global poverty, environmental ethics, and issues in business and legal ethics.
Prerequisite: One 1000-level religious studies course.
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Criminal Justice System Seminar
SOCI 2220 (01) (CRN 53286) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/2/23 Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ONLINE
Professor:
Rose Rodrigues
This seminar explores in detail the workings and problems of the criminal justice system in the United States. In addition to investigating the sources of criminal behavior, the course focuses on the arraignment process, probation, the trial, sentencing, prison reform, and parole.

Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 2211 (01) (CRN 53121) (3 credits)
5/22/23 – 6/23/23 Mon.-Thurs plus Fri., 6/23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ON CAMPUS
Professor: Gabriela Pavon
This course fulfills a MWAC Signature Element requirement.
This course, a continuation of SPAN 2210, prepares students to continue the study of language on a more advanced level, and includes review of essential points of grammar, vocabulary building, and regular practice in speaking and writing. The language cultures are explored through a wide variety of materials (literary texts, press articles, films, etc.). 
Prerequisite: SPAN 2210
NOTE TO VISITING STUDENTS: Please contact Sandy Richardson at arichardson@fairfield.edu to obtain permission to register for this course from the Fairfield University Office of the Provost.

Introduction to 2-D Design
SART 1016 (01) (CRN 53482) (3 credits)

7/10/23 – 8/18/23 ONLINE in asynchronous sessions
Professor: Tonya Lee
Materials Fee: $105
This course is an introduction to the aesthetic dimension of human existence through the appreciation and practice of pictorial design, a fundamental aspect of our larger visual culture. Studio exercises will familiarize students with concepts such as line, rhythm, shape, balance, texture, and pattern. A hands-on studio environment with computer-based assignments will involve students in practical and creative problem-solving. Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop will be the software programs used on all assignments. Across the semester students become more familiar and conversant in the elements and principles of design as well as the two software programs.

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